Merle’s 30-year career in the dental field began fresh out of high school at Red River Community College in Winnipeg where she received her education in dental assisting. Following several years of gaining clinical experience she advanced into the administrative duties of a dental practice. She is the backbone of the downtown practice and prides herself on knowing the patients very well. Merle is a grandmother of 6, a mother of 3 and wife of one. After a day of work, she finds relaxation on a golf course or covering ground on a bike, snowshoes or a long walk with her husband followed by a good bottle of wine.